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2008 MFA Digital Filmmaking, University of Central Arkansas
Thesis: Will You Be There When I Wake Up
25-minute short narrative

2005 Bachelor of Science: University of Central Arkansas
Major: Mass Communication
Emphasis: Digital Film
Minor: English

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2014 – present Lecturer II – University of Central Arkansas: Conway, AR, Department of Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing
2008 – 2016 Chief Engineer and Director of Channel 6 Productions
2013 – 2014 Lecturer – University of Central Arkansas: Conway, AR, Department of Mass Communication and Theatre
2008 – 2013 Visiting Lecturer – University of Central Arkansas: Conway, AR, Department of Mass Communication and Theatre
2006 – 2008 Graduate Assistant – University of Central Arkansas: Conway, AR, Department of Mass Communication and Theatre

 

COURSES TAUGHT

FILM 1305: Introduction to Film
FILM 2300: Film Appreciation
FILM 2310:  Script Analysis
FILM 3315: Classical Film Theory
FILM 3355: VFX and Compositing
FILM 4365: Digital Filmmaking 3
FILM 4392: Cinematography
FILM 4395: Producing the Short Film
MCOM 2123: Electronic Media Apps
MCOM 3123: Electronic Media Apps
FILM 6324: Producing the Motion Picture

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

“Stereoscopic Filmmaking in University Programs”. panel presentation at the University Film and Video Association Annual Conference, Bozeman, MT August 2014
Meador, W. S, Hutchinson, B. Churchill, C. “Europa Shot 67”. Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technique Conference (SIGGRAPH). Anaheim, CA. July 24 2013
“Strategic Planning for Film/Video Production Programs: Making it work” panel presentation at the University Film and Video Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA August 2012
“Europa”, LRFFTALKS!. Little Rock Film Festival Made In Arkansas festival program. Little Rock, AR. June 2, 2012
“3D Stereoscopic Filmmaking: Pedagogy and Production” panel presentation at the University Film and Video Association Annual Conference. Boston, MA. August 2011

BOOK REVIEWS

Bordwell, David, and Kristin Thompson. Film Art: An Introduction. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Companies, 2016. LearnSmart online resources.

 

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

2014 New Courses Developed:
FILM 3355: Cinematography

2011-present Strategic Planning
Team member that developed a strategic planning document for Journalism

2011-present Strategic Planning
Team leader that developed a strategic planning document for Channel 6 Television
Continued work in implementation of plan

2009-present Strategic Planning

Team member that developed a strategic planning document for Digital Filmmaking
Aided in implementation of the developed plan

2008 New Courses Developed
FILM 1305: Introduction to Film

 

CREATIVE EXPERIENCE

2016 Writer/Director/Editor/VFX/Sound Design Set Pickup

10 minute short film

Currently in post production

2015 1st Assistant Camera Operator/VFX: The Revival

Feature length film

Currently in post production

2015 Cinematographer/Colorist: Missed Connections

7 minute short film

Screenings:
AR Shorts, Hot Springs, AR. January 2016

2015 Cinematographer/Co-creator: Overgrown

3 – minute short visual poem

Screenings:
Little Rock Film Festival, Little Rock, AR. May 2015

2014 Cinematographer/Producer/Colorist: Sidearoadia

15 – minute short narrative

Screenings:
Offshoot Film Festival, Fayetteville, AR. October 2014
Crystal Bridges Short Film Festival, Bentonville, AR. August 2014
University Film and Video Association, Bozeman, MT. August 2014
Black Hills Film Festival, Hill City, South Dakota. May 2014
Little Rock Film Festival, Little Rock, AR. May 2014
Bare Bones International Independent Film, Arts & Music Festival, April 2014
Capital City Film Fest, Lansing, MI. April 2014

2013 Cinematographer/Stereographer/Producer/Compositor: Europa

15 – Minute short stereoscopic science fiction

Screenings:
GenCon Film Festival, Indianapolis, IN August 2014
Intendence Film Festival, Denver, CO. June 2014
Hyart Film Festival, Lovell, WY. June 2014
Snake Alley Film Festival, Burlington, IO. June 2014
London International Science Fiction Film Festival, London, England. May 2014
Glen Rose Neo-Relix Film Festival, Glen Rose, TX. March 2014
Crossroads Film Festival, Madison, MS. April 2013
Bare Bones International Music and Film Festival, Muskogee, OK. April 2013
Boston Science Fiction Film Festival, Somerville, MA. January 2013
University Film and Video Association Conference, Chicago, IL. August 2012
Little Rock Film Festival, Little Rock, AR. May 2012

2009 Cinematographer/VFX: Going to Hell

15 – Minute drama/horror short film

Screenings:
University Film and Video Association, Chicago, IL. August 2012

Little Rock Horror Film Festival Little Rock, AR. February, 2012
Wanderings Film Festival, Huntsville, AR. November 2011
Offshoot Film Festival Fayetteville, AR. October, 2011
Atlanta Horror Film Festival, Atlanta, GA. October, 2011
UCA Faculty Screening Conway, AR. September, 2011
Pittsburgh Horror Film Festival, Pittsburgh, PA. June 2011
Little Rock Film Festival, Little Rock, AR. May 2011

2008 Cinematographer: Surfacing

30-minute HDV short narrative film

Screenings:
Reel woman Film Festival, Little Rock, AR. April 2012
Little Rock Film Festival, Little Rock, AR. May 2009
Offshoot Film Festival Fayetteville, AR. June 2009

2007 Producer/Writer/Director/Editor: Will You Be There When I Wake Up

25-Minute Short Film

Public Screening

2007 Cinematographer: Memories of Viola

25-Minute short film

Screenings:
Little Rock Film Festival
Ozark Foothills Film Festival

2007 Cinematographer: The Cleaner

3- Minute short comedy

Screenings:

University Film and Video Association, 2007
Ozark Foothills Film Festival
Indie Memphis Film Festival, Memphis TN. 2007

2006 Editor: FuturEast

45- Minute Compilation Documentary

Public Screening and Mass produced for promotional use

2006 Editor and Producer:  Jack Larson

45 – Minute Compilation Documentary

Public Screening at the Bridges-Larson Theatre opening

2005 Producer: Abbey and Everything After

30 – Minute short film

Formal Screening

GRADUATE THESIS COMMITTEES

2016 Prentice Dupins, Last Stop. Short Narrative Film
2015 Cameron Vaughan. Nora Noir. Short Narrative Film
2014 Jason Miller. The Whisperer. Short Narrative Film – Committee Chair
2014 Danny Boling. A Touch of Voodoo. Short Narrative Film
2014 Jarrod Beck. Perfect Machine. Snort Narrative Film
2012 Sara Jones. John Wayne’s Bed. Short Narrative Film
2012 Allison Hogue. Still Life. Short Narrative Film
2011 Bryan Dawson. Victorville. Short Narrative Film

 

MULTI-CAMERA LIVE PRODUCTIONS

Spotlight, Producer/Artistic Director
Produced weekly. 2008 – current
News 6, Chief Engineer/Artistic Director
Produced daily. 2008 – current
Conway Christmas Parade, Producer/Artistic Director/Graphics. 2012
Symphony in Simon Park, Engineer/Creative Consultant. 2012
Conway Symphony Orchestra: Opening Night, Engineer/Creative Consultant. 2012
2012 UCA Unplugged, Creative/Technical Consultant. UCA Unplugged
Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre’s Performance of The Tempest, Creative/Technical Consultant. Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre performance of The Tempest. 2012
St. Lawrence String Quartet, Creative/Technical Consultant. 2012
Conway Christmas Parade, Producer, Creative/Technical Consultant. 2012
Symphony in Simon Park. Engineer/Creative Consultant. 2011
2011 UCA Unplugged, Creative and Technical Consultant. 2011
“Neil Rutman Performs Les Cyclopes by Rameau”, Director/Editor/Consultant. 2011
2010 UCA Unplugged, Creative/Technical Consultant. UCA Unplugged. 2011
UCA Today, Producer/Graphic Designer/Director. 2010
2009 UCA Unplugged, Producer/Graphic Designer/ Director. 2009
Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre Promotional Material Graphic Designer/Director. 2009

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2000 – 2016 Freelance Video and Film production

The Bridgeway
Empathy campaign video

Adult Swim
Cinematographer Tofu Hunter spot

Jones Productions Inc: Little Rock, AR

Tropical Smoothie
Backyard Burgers
Arkansas Parks and Tourism
Harvest Foods
Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department
Centerpoint Energy

Fox Family: Little Rock, AR

Real Scary Stories

Outdoor Living Network: Little Rock, AR

2006 SWAT Competition

Travel Channel: Fayetteville, AR

Amazing Vacation Homes

2nd Unit Camera Assistant Feature Film

Reunion

2010 – present Freelance motion graphics designer

Empathy by TheBridgeway

IBC Go! Campaign

2010 – present Freelance Video production consultant

The Tobey Team/Crye-Leike Realtors

Consultation for video production for local reality networks

2003 – 2008 Editor, Director, Motion Graphics Artist – Channel 6: Conway, AR

2002 Intern – Jones Productions Inc

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

Honorable Mention, Boston Science Film Festival. 2012, Europa. 2013
Finalist, Best Science Fiction Film, Bare Bones Film Festival, Europa. 2013
St. Louis Filmmaker’s Showcase Best Cinematography, Memories of Viola. 2011

 

COMMUNITY/COLLEGIATE SERVICE

2016 – present Dept Budget Advisory Committee – Chair
2014 – present UCA CFAC Research Committee
2013-2014 UCA CFAC Library Committee
2014-2015 Girl Scouts Filmmaking Workshop
2014 Boy Scouts Studio Workshop
2013-2014 SPA Faculty Advisor
2012-2014 UCA Journalism Club Faculty Advisor
2011-2014 UCA Psi Delta Kappa Faculty Advisor
2012 Thea Foundation Filmmaking Workshop
2011-present Member Department of Mass Communication and Theatre Budget Advisory Committee
2011 Media Consultant,The 9/12 Generation Project
2011 Julia Lee Moore Enrichment Day

 

ORGANIZATIONS

2011-2014 Member, University Film and Video Association. 2011-2014